Conveniently located near Newport, NEWCLOSE is the Isle of Wight’s premier cricket ground with a bar restaurant, a 300 seat marquee and car parking – all of which make it the ideal venue for WEDDING RECEPTIONS, CONFERENCES and PRIVATE DINNERS, PARTIES ETC. The pavilion bar restaurant has an attractive rural outlook and opens for cricket fixtures, events, pre-booked dining and private functions.

Weddings Conferences


Find out what Newclose is all about

The Isle of Wight’s premier function venue
  • Weddings

    Wedding Receptions

    We can cater for up to 300 in our marquee from April to September. The pavilion is ideal for smaller groups throughout the year.
  • Conferences

    Conference Hire

    Organisations large and small regularly use all our facilities for meetings, the promotion of their products, and the motivation and training of their staff.
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    The Pavilion

    We invite you to use the bar on match days or to hire the restaurant for your own corporate event, wedding or social function. The food and rural views are outstanding.
  • Cricket


    This is the Isle of Wight’s prestigious County Ground & home of NEWCLOSE CC. Ventnor 1st XI & the IoW Cricket Board’s County Youth Squads play home games at Newclose.
  • Client Testimonials

    Coffee Cup

    After our successful coffee morning we will be coming back for our Club’s Christmas Dinner!

    Island Professionals

    Wedding Rings

    The marquee was classy and the catering, the service and the view made our wedding day all the more special.

    The happy couple

    Stack Of Money

    A range of local charities are grateful to Newclose  for raising over £1,500 from recent quiz nights.

    Local charities

    ECB Logo

    Newclose is one of England’s finest cricket grounds outside Test and First Class County grounds.

    Mike TurnerECB

    Ashes Urn

    It was a good lunch and we were able to watch the Ashes Test Match on SKY TV

    Simon Rhodes

  • Where Newclose Scores

    • Open to everyone – not an exclusive club
    • Friendly service in a sporting atmosphere
    • The best marquee on the Isle of Wight
    • Food and drink and value for money
    • Rural outlook from pavilion and marquee
    • Secure parking and easily accessible
    • On a main road with a nearby bus stop
    • Less than a mile from the centre of Newport